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Posted: 1/3/2006 3:22:54 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 3:23:08 PM EST by Wash-Ar15]
Just got my bill today. 300 buck of which 250 is NG and the rest Elec. Up about 20% over last year according to my records.

been pretty mild with a lot of rain. NG runs water heater and heat.2300 Sq ft house.

Curious what other paid acrros this great land.

Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:30:06 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 3:31:40 PM EST by ARkie]

I'm total electric...

Electric bill was around $160.00, 2000 square feet, 2 heat pumps. A bit higher than usual, but the strip heat has been running lately.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:30:30 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 3:30:57 PM EST by Max_Mike]
$73… down $30 from last year.

Keeping the hours at 60 and using a couple of those electric oil filled radiators, one to heat the den one in a bathroom.

I also had a second gas hot water heater removed in September.

You get used to 60 after a couple of weeks.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:31:11 PM EST
about $70, I don't run my heater too much because I'm in the warmer areas of Los Angeles proper. Most of my NG useage is due to the wife drying clothes on the weekends.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:32:23 PM EST
$137 in NG for a 2400 square foot house with gas furnace, water heater, stove and dryer. $58 in electric with most of it for the computers and audio/video equipment.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:35:06 PM EST
Just got it today, $195.18

146.59 therms @ $1.1340 plus delivery and tax charges.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:40:12 PM EST
~ 45.00
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:40:46 PM EST
$233. 14.8 MCF Used.

However, as pointed out on the bill:

17° colder than last month.

10° colder than last year.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:43:40 PM EST
$218.00. I'm glad I bought this house though. It came with a brand new high efficiency gas furnace. My old apartment had steam heat with a gas-converted coal boiler.

My gas there would have been pushing $600.00 a month
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:44:43 PM EST
I have a tank so I purchase it in advance during the summer when its cheaper.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:45:29 PM EST

1550 sqft house, gas heat, gas stove, gas water heater, gas cloths dryer, gas grill plumbed in.

House heat set to 67 degrees.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:47:49 PM EST
$150 for last month used to heat only 1,200 sq ft. That's on top of my electric which was $120 and runs the heat pump. Last week I looked at my gas meter and calculated that I already have used $150 of gas only 2 weeks into the billing cycle. My thermostat is really touchy and if the indoor temp drops any it fires up the gas furnace when the heat pump could have hanlded it. So to fix that I disconnected the gas furnace wire out of the thermostat. So far the heat pump has worked just fine but it hasn't been extreamly cold. I have a couple oil filled electric heaters for the main living spaces and will run those as needed. I rather freeze than pay the gas company. I was easily looking at a $300 bill for December and a $600 bill for each January and February using last years numbers. No way am I paying that especially for only 1,200 sq ft. My house is 100 years old, no insulation in the walls, minimal insulation in the attic, and many huge single pane windows.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:49:19 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:49:32 PM EST
Enough that I freaked and everyone is now wearing wool socks and a sweater in our house.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:49:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 3:57:18 PM EST by DK-Prof]
Between the house in Nashville and St. Louis, the wife and I paid about $700 combined for the month of December.

(eta - that's just natural gas, electric is probably another $100 on top of that)

Where the fuck is all this Global Warming all the hippies are talking about?
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:49:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 8:14:29 PM EST by Britt-dog]
$170.00 gas and electric
have to go look to see what the split was

Edit: gas=123.62
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 3:57:20 PM EST
$69- all electric with heat set @ 65 in a ~1380 sf townhouse.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 4:10:17 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2006 4:11:56 PM EST by AshNH]
Just over $100 ... Down from about $300 this same time last year.

Added a supplemental woodstove, programmable thermostats (@65º most of the time), and blew 18 inches of insulation into the attic over the last year.

ETA: Also replaced the Gas water heater over the past year due to failure ... The new one is probably more efficient too.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:39:56 PM EST
All electric with a geothermal well for hot water and heat.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:42:25 PM EST
Somewhere between WOW and AAAUUUGGGHHHH!!!!
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:44:55 PM EST
almost 3 bills
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:45:34 PM EST
$286 for a 3,000 square foot house.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:48:29 PM EST
$39, to heat hot water. I heat with a woodstove.

Nighttime temperatures in Flagstaff, AZ have been from -5 to 30 degrees in the last month.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:51:28 PM EST

burn wood
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:51:39 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 7:54:37 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 8:00:46 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 8:11:48 PM EST

2500sq/ft, dryer, stove and hot H20 tank.

96.7% eff gas furnace and a wood burning stove part time.

It's been mild so far up here though.
Link Posted: 1/3/2006 8:13:37 PM EST

Link Posted: 1/4/2006 3:11:41 AM EST
$211 for 127 therms @ 1.29/therm

40 year old house that I've been working on sealing up. New windows, and new door in the past couple of years. The big push will come with the tax return. Very little insulation in the attic. Maybe an R-10, if I'm lucky. By the time I get done, it'll be at R-49.

Gas furnace, water heater, and dryer.

Electric bill was $25. Half of that was probably from the Christmas lights.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 3:41:04 AM EST
Here's my gas bills for the last 12 months. I have gas heat, gas water heater, and a gas stove. We've had a very warm winter so my gas bills are very low this year.

12/22/2005 $76.69
11/21/2005 $36.84
10/24/2005 $27.94
09/23/2005 $33.98
08/22/2005 $21.21
07/22/2005 $27.67
06/20/2005 $24.81
05/23/2005 $27.70
04/25/2005 $56.66
03/25/2005 $50.61
02/22/2005 $108.83
01/24/2005 $108.71
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 3:50:11 AM EST
400 bucks, burned thru the partial tank of propane we had delivered in a little over a month. Now we have the propane gas off alot and will use space heaters in the milder times. Its gotta be cheaper.

unbelievable amount , I know its not NG but still outrageous.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:05:15 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:06:11 AM EST
Our natural gas expenses were up 20% from last year (average 3° colder), but we were pretty good about keeping electric expenses down, so our overall bill was up only 10%.

I can live with it.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:12:56 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/4/2006 4:14:48 AM EST by StrkAliteN]

Originally Posted By 1GUNRUNNER:

Originally Posted By Wash-Ar15:
been pretty mild with a lot of rain.

Uhh been mild the last 2 weeks... 3 weeks prior(during your billing period) it was damn cold.

+1 exacto.

I have lived in the same 1800 sf ( 8yo house ) for 8 years here in Arlington WA. My last nat. gas bill 1 month billing cycle was double what it has ever been before.

Last bill was around $160 ( previous high was maybe $85-90 )

Factors why it sky-rocketed:

1. obvious hike in $ per cubic feet used
2. extremely cold billing month
3. my gf's worthless friend who stayed w/ us for a month ( she took 2 showers a day )
4. Bush's fault

My gas co. is Cascade Natural Gas

I grew up in Ohio ( pretty cold winters ) and can remember paying more to to heat the house for a cold winter month than what the rent was. rent = $300 month ( 4 br house ) electric heat pump montly elec. bill cold month could be $340
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:31:52 AM EST
I burned 250 gallons ($350) of propane from September through December 11th in my forced air furnace.

4000 sq-ft house with temps in the teens I'm using about 1% a day out of my 500 gallon tank. I just finished the mechaincal and low voltage parts of my infloor heating system, just need to get the electrician out to pull the big wire to the electric boiler.

Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:33:22 AM EST
for the love - got mine yesterday

$150 for ~1000 sq ft
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:34:15 AM EST
$56 - and that's just for a gas fireplace and water heater.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 4:44:17 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:13:59 AM EST
$347.00 Electric Only, 2500 sq Foot. Of that $154.00 was a cost adjustment, Last month the bill was $147.00 and last year the bill was $218.00 Year to date.

They relate it to the cost of buying power that is generated with Natural Gas. Ours is supposed to be Hydro Power, but the winter demand causes them to buy extra power from OG&E.

Im Not too happy.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:15:18 AM EST
Gas, whats gas? Thats what you put in your car right?

We're all electric. Last winter though when I had gas in Dec and Jan it was over 300 both months.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:23:20 AM EST
2 damn much. It's up 40% from last year, and it costs me $12.50 just to have the shit hooked into my house, not to mention this tax, and that tax, or that other fucking tax that comes on the bill

Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:32:30 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/4/2006 7:38:28 AM EST by Fenian]
Mine was $302...I was expecting closer to $500, given the horror stories about how expensive gas was gonna be.

We had a cold month, and I set the thermostat at 64 and left it....I just couldn't go through another winter of 58 like I did last year...I'm such a pussy hehe.

Now, I didn't check to see what time period this bill covered...I didn't want to burst my bubble. Let's just say I'm VERY nervous about the next one.

I use a space heater from time to time...I spend most of my time in the basement in my office, so I can get it fairly toasty in there w/o having to turn on the 2nd furnace that heats this part of the house. Homey don't want NO part of having that thing running as well...it's a 20 year old heat pump ...probably a SEER -3 lol.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:36:18 AM EST
Gas bill was $0.00 My electric bill was $210 but I get billed every two months so it was 105 per month.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 7:40:55 AM EST
My bill was $25. House is well-insulated and is 2,100 sq. ft. I had a new Trane gas furnace and AC put in 2 years ago. It has been a mild winter, too.

Link Posted: 1/4/2006 8:30:40 AM EST
just got mine today $362.09
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 8:38:01 AM EST
natural gas is even more of a bastard gas than butane!!!!!!!!!

and as a little aside...............gas if for heating, electric is for cooling. any deviation from this and it's inefficient.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 8:43:48 AM EST
Not so bad for me...3200 sf house

Gas-$133/month-heat, dryer, stove and water heater

Gas costs is same as same month last year which is pretty good considering a ~20% rate increase. House is new with an ultra high efficiency furnace and water heater. Installed programmable thermostats a few months back (66 when home, 60 when away, 64 at night) and lowered the temp on the water heater. Closed off unused rooms. Check filters and replace accordingly.

Lights all have flourescent bulbs if I can get away with it.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 8:51:40 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 9:03:33 AM EST
$158 for heat and hot water, about $40 higher than any previous month for a 1800 square feet house. What pisses me off more is the electric, over $100 per 2 month billing. Enron screwed my local public utilities.
Link Posted: 1/4/2006 10:09:44 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/4/2006 10:11:43 AM EST by SPTiger]
$259. In other words, too damned much.

ETA- My house is 2,000 sq. ft. It should be lower next time, it's been fairly warm around here the last few days and looks like it's going to stay that way a few more days.
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